Monthly Archives: August 2016

CHECKERBOARD ABOVEBOARD, AND WHAT IT GETS ME CLIMBING TOWARD

When a pretty checkerboard that spans the floor comes aboveboard, its sunny yellow warms my spirit, its cooler blues calm my body mind, and, once I to a sky high spot along some magical bean stalk, have climbed, I bend … Continue reading

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ANOTHER ROUND!

Let’s have another round. . . of love. For, if we do that with our high minds and deep hearts, it’s difficult to flub.

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STARTING OFF ON THE RIGHT FOOT

Leaps and dancing may be fun and may be cute, but when you want to get somewhere, from this point A to that point B, it may be best that you think more, at first, to walk some way that … Continue reading

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A PRAYER OF MOVING FORWARD

Dear God, This is Your day. You are already making it all possible for me. It is for me to let it happen. You are. You are with me. You’ve seen me far. Please. Be. See. (I know you see.) … Continue reading

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THE POSTAL CHUTE PRAYER

You know those old mail slots? In the old movies from a world long ago, with buildings stacked to dizzying elevations? Where you’d see envelopes slip down by like white birds zipping through the dark, as they sped down their … Continue reading

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THE KEY IS YOU

By you, your own vicinity is made a better place, which is why you can be sure far flown infinity is laid not just in outer space. . . It sits, too, within the heart of you, a center of … Continue reading

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ONE MORE CHANCE

Out of my tiny body grows a MONSTER! No wonder anybody rose and ran away from where I goes, or else did catch me in a snare, or came more near to cloak my rearing, roaring head upon that place … Continue reading

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WHEN YOU’RE WILLING TO GO THERE

When you’re willing to go there, you can also take someone, although the time it takes to persuade another may last a spate from long to middling to fair, and you’ll perhaps, have gone so oft or long, and you … Continue reading

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ONE-TWO-THREE PRIORITIES

Body first. . . breathe. . . well, what’s that worth? it helps you sense from places, patterns soft or hard, relaxed or tense, right now and here, just what you need. . . Brain second. . . Observe those … Continue reading

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FATEFUL FLIGHT

A plain white paper airplane tossed. . . To unseen heights, yes, that there plane, to sail in skies so blue and broad and bright. . . And who can say where it will go, and in what vein?. . … Continue reading

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